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I have been so pleased and grateful with the results, and your commitment to getting my GST sorted. I am also very thankful for the lady that put me in touch with Tori as without her I would never of known about you and would never of used a company from another State. I have found your professionalism and understanding of what you are doing so refreshing and made me feel confident in dealing with you as I was getting myself more and more worked up. I really am grateful and hope to have a long relationship with Aegis Business Services, and hope to get to meet you all in the not so distant future.
Jenna, has been wonderful with always supporting me and giving me instructions that I have been able to follow. I know I will still make some errors but I do have my notes to always fall back on. Thank you Jenna you’re a legend.
Here’s to 2021 and our future dealings.
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As Australia starts to ease Covid-19 restrictions, with new cases decreasing everyday, new questions and expectations have now risen with regards to working. So what now?
October 2020 Tax Cuts Are Here! What do I need to do in my payroll?
We are still waiting for some of the finer details to be released from the ATO, however the broad rules have been released. As always please feel free to contact us if you would like any clarity around your current situation.
The Government is extending the JobKeeper Payment by a further six months to March 2021. Support will be targeted to businesses and not-for-profits that continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. The payment rate will be reduced and a lower payment rate will be introduced for those who work fewer hours. Other eligibility rules remain unchanged.
Released this week - Small Business Adaption Grant Program - up to $10 000. The objective of this program is to support small businesses subject to closure or highly impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown restrictions announced by the Queensland Government, to adapt and sustain their operations, and build resilience.
COVID-19 - Latest JobKeeper Update & Local Redland City Council Support - 28 April 2020
Late on Friday night, the Treasurer released some changes to the JobKeeper program. (Nothing like keeping accountants and bookkeepers on their toes!). The biggest news is the change to eligibility to 16 and 17 year old employees. This change means that all employees aged under 18 will need to be re-tested to confirm if they are still eligible to receive JobKeeper.
For those businesses that missed out meeting the Basic Turnover Tests criteria the ATO have finally released the Alternative Test Options.
First of all, thank you to all our clients who have contacted us and thanked us for keeping them up to date on a regular basis. At Aegis Business Services, we see ourselves as an extension and part of our clients’ businesses and therefore are really trying to understand what each and every one of you are going through. We as a team are working tirelessly to be updated on the latest information and opportunities that can help our clients and thank you all for your patience, even if it is taking us longer than normal to get back to you at this time.
Following on from Friday’s update, the ATO have again been working behind the scenes over the weekend and have released some further detailed directions in a few areas. We have included a summary below with the appropriate links.
The ATO are furiously working behind the scenes to get everything in place that will allow the applying and receiving the support through the JobKeeper payment scheme to be as easy as possible. There are still a few minor details that we are waiting on clarification on however at this stage we would like to share with the you process as outlined by the ATO and how we at Aegis Business Services can assist you. At this stage we can not confirm the fee for enrolling your business with the ATO and setting up the required systems, but we want to be “part of your solution, not part of your problem”.
Today we wanted to change it up and give you a checklist to ensure you have investigated all areas of assistance available to businesses during this unprecedented time. We have collated a checklist that pulls resources at both National and State level.